Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Four Day Retreat and FnwFs….

Arrived in Perth  last Thursday and spent a few hours with my little sis and then on to my retreat…

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On Friday it was a pleasure to met up with two of my blogger friends Anthea and Julia..

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First we went to Rockingham Quilt Show. There were some beautiful quilt to see. Then on to the Dome to chat over coffee and lunch… Sew nice to catch up with the girls.. Hope to see them again soon.

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Saturday Night at Retreat it was Fancy Dress. We had to wear something from any “Elvis” Movie.. It’s always a good laugh…

Bee Barn Girls.


Just a few of us.. There were lots of great get ups.. May get a photo to post later...


I did manage some sewing too …

re- made “Gerda”

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machine appliqued the "Kegworths" on my new "Baby" machine..


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Put together some HST for a Tiny Quilt… only 14"..


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Six more Scrappy Round the World blocks


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and made a good start on this quilt….


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I came home to some beautiful mail….

Two great Blocks from Coral for the Aussie Block Swap


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the last Chateau Hexagon BOM stitchery and two Jelly Rolls..

Now I need to choose which one to use for our Jelly Roll Work Shop on the weekend….


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Oh! and a reminder to go over to Cheryll's Blog tomorrow to sign up for FnwFs......


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Hugz  Maria







17 comments:

Fiona said...

Looks like you had a great time and got some wonderful sewing done
Hugz

shez said...

Glad you had a lovely time at the retreat and how lovely that you got to catch up with Anthea and Julia,it would've been a good break for you. You certainly have been busy lots of beautiful work you have done Maria.xx

Ellyn said...

wow! you got lots done and time spent with friends too! looks like a wonderful time to me.

Claire said...

Oh my goodness! You never stop! How wonderful is all the work you've been getting done.

Christine M said...

Sounds like you girls had fun. Your owls are just gorgeous. Looking forward to seeing what you make with your jelly roll. Of course, you know I'd go for the one on the right!

Sandi said...

Love the dress ups...what a fab time you had...smiles all round...xxx

Sheila said...

Sounds like a great retreat , lots accomplished and meeting some friends , what could be better .

Julia said...

What a fun weekend Maria, you look fabulous.
Hey, did you girls sleep at all, you got so much done and had too much fun.
Julia ♥

Michelle Ridgway said...

Oh what fun you all had...retreats are such fun. Very sweet little owls too x

Lynda said...

Wow! You're having a fabulous time Maria. It's great to ready about everything you've been up to.

Needled Mom said...

You guys always have so much fun. I love your BOM owls! You have kept yourself busy with your new baby.

Cheryll said...

Thanks Maria... and you certainly keep yourself busy!

Helen said...

Lots of fun and sewing done great going Maria !!

marina said...

what a wonderful time and so productive too!
lots of lovely new fabrics in those jelly rolls.

Anita said...

Hi Maria,
I love your happy photos....your friends look like a pack of fun gals!! Love all the pics of the works, love the owls.
Cheers, Anita.

Just Sew Sue said...

You have been busy. Visiting from FNwF

Outback Craftaholic said...

Wow, looks like you accomplished an awful lot Maria. Well done. What was the retreat that you went to? I'm hoping that Miss M will be sleeping through the night soon so I can start going to retreats and things again. Cheers, Tracy.